Brent Scowcroft Director Associate Director Simona Kordosova joins Euronews to discuss US pressure on Hungary over its alleged corruption:
Washington has already said that its travel bans were not targetted solely at Hungary, something that does not surprise analysts at an influential Washington think-tank.
“The very troublesome development is that these tendencies are spreading across the region. There is a growing sense that corruption, democratic backsliding, ineffective and an often biased judiciary and other signs of these tendencies are putting these gains, these democratic gains, into question,” said Simona Kordosova of the Atlantic Council.
An overall trend in eastern Europe or not, Hungary sees the US move as a challenge to the country’s “general democratic values”.